Noah’s Anchorage Youth Crisis Shelter is a licensed residential eight-bed group home for children 10-17 years old and provides outreach to youth and young adults. Our unique services have been active in the Santa Barbara community for over 35 years and provide a trusted refuge and resource for youth and their families. Our services are available to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All services provided by Noah’s Anchorage are offered at no cost to clients.
More than just a “program” Noah’s is a safe place for youth to stay or connect with a caring, trained team of staff while working through difficult personal and family issues.
If you, or someone you know is contemplating running away, at risk of being homeless, or just needs someone to talk to, Noah’s can help.
Noah’s Anchorage provides:
Temporary shelter and basic need
Crisis intervention, resolution, and support services Counseling for youth and families Workshops and therapeutic groups on youth issues
“Cooling off” periods
Individualized support services
24 hour toll-free hotline
Linkage to community referrals